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Luke Easter
Birth: Aug. 4, 1915
Jonestown
Coahoma County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1979
Euclid
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Baseball player who played first base in the Negro League for Homestead Gray and in the major league for Cleveland Indians from 1949-1954. Easter is one of only five players to hit a home run into the centerfield bleachers in New York's Polo Grounds. He was murdered during a bank holdup in Euclid, Ohio. Easter was a Union Rep picking up the payroll. 

Cause of death: Murdered
 
Burial:
Highland Park Cemetery
Highland Hills
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 16, Lot 297, Tier E 1/2
GPS (lat/lon): 41.45941, -81.53173
 
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Record added: Feb 12, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8461
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 Added: Aug. 4, 2015
Thanks for many memories from Lane Field San Diego California...Hugs for your great talent...
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